You may occasionally find you have household plumbing problems. Whether it's an emergency like a water leak or burst pipe, or an issue you could repair yourself, we're here to help. Explore our plumbing related articles below to get started.

Plumbing emergencies

Find out what to do if you have a plumbing emergency like a leaking or burst pipe.

Understanding drains, pipes and water systems

It’s helpful to know how the plumbing works in your home. We explain how water comes into your house and about sewers and drains

Home plumbing repairs

Our guides below tell you about simple plumbing repairs. We also explain how to stop plumbing issues happening. If you’re unsure though, we always recommend calling a plumber.

  • Unblocking a sink
    A blocked sink or toilet can be very inconvenient. We talk about simple ways to clear blockages and how to prevent them from happening.
  • Protecting and defrosting pipes in winter
    A frozen pipe can leave you without running water and could lead to burst pipes. Find out how to stop your pipes freezing and ways to thaw them if they do.
  • Using drain rods
    If you know how to use cleaning rods, you may be able to fix a blocked drain. Read our article to find out what causes blocked drains and the safe way to use drain rods.